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Old 09-30-2009, 10:30
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Default Best tie off method for bows

What is your favorite way to tie your bows off, assuming you do?

Regular string, Embroidery floss? Organza? My cording is not working.
I usually sew but wanted to try and only had a stetchy type cording.

What do you have the best results with?
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i love using the gator bite and organza. so easy!!
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I use either button thread with needle or cotton crochet yarn always with the gator bite
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Default Re: Best tie off method for bows

I know, I know, lol. Need to get the gator bite....Anyone selling one? LOL
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Oh me too! Maybe you can convince my husband to move me down there and then we could always share stuff lol. I want out of this state....BADLY! So are there 2 people who want to sell their gator bite?! lol

LOL, we could have shows together then and our booth would be stocked! we could split the fee and everything, awww. We aren't far from each other at all..... What, 2 hours? Have you ever been here Julia?
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Default Re: Best tie off method for bows

i use like a heavy dute embroidery thread and my gator bite. i love it. my fingers get pretty sore if i go too long without making bows. pulling the string tight makes em kinda raw. but it works great!!!
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have you tried the organza? it can go really tight, doesn't hurt your fingers, and it doesn't show behind your center. i am really for it!!
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i use like a heavy dute embroidery thread and my gator bite. i love it. my fingers get pretty sore if i go too long without making bows. pulling the string tight makes em kinda raw. but it works great!!!
I know! The organza ripped thru both pinkies after I made a ton of bows one night. It was worth it though!
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I have heard so many good things about the organza, what width is best in that?
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1/4 inch.

its 60 cents for 50 yards at UB.
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